Adjunct (noun)

  1. Something added to another thing but not essential to it.
  2. A person or thing that is added to another but is not essential to it.


Late latin adjunctus, past participle of adjungere ("to join to"), from ad- ("to") + jungere ("to joi.n")


  1. He was appointed as an adjunct to the committee.
  2. The adjunct to the department helped with the day-to-day operations.
  3. The adjunct professor was only teaching one course this semester.
  4. The adjunct building was a temporary structure.
  5. The adjuncts to the main dish were bread and butter.
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